Pennsylvania

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Fayette Co.

"Jacobs Lutheran and Reformed Church-German Township, Fayette County." Paul Miller Ruff. History and Parish Records Part 1 1751-1792. RE2

"Some Fayette County Pennsylvania Cemeteries." Compiled by Kathryn Cooley Miller, Feb. 1996. People buried in various Fayette Co., Pennsylvania cemeteries. SN

Fulton Co.

Franklin Co.

"Biographical Annals of Franklin Co., PA", Vol. I and II. RC5

"Discourse Portraying the History of the Grindstone Hill Evangelical Lutheran Church in Franklin Co., PA." by Rev. D. H. Focht, 1855. RC5

"Hepfer Family of Franklin Co., PA." by Sue Cramer, 2005. RC5

"A History of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg, PA, 1765-1980." by Hazel Baker Wagaman, 1981. RC5

Greene Co.

"Greene County, Pennsylvania Cemeteries," Vol 3. James Fordyce, 2002. Name Index of 34 Greene Co. cemeteries. I will check this index for your names. JTW

"Washington County, PA Frontier Rangers 1781-1782." Compiled by Paul W. Myers. Most of the Frontier Rangers roosters are gleaned from the 3rd series vol 23 of the published Pennsylvania Archives. A page number within that volume will be given. This book also includes Revolutionary grave sites in both Washington and Greene Counties. JTW, RE2

Huntingdon Co.

"Biographical Encyclopedia of Juniata Valley, Pennsylvania." J.M. Runk & Co. 1897. Biographies of the Juniata Valley, comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry, Pennsylvania. Sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settlers. S20

Jefferson Co.

"History of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania." Kate M. Scott; D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1888. Jefferson County is in northwest Pennsylvania; volume contains illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers; indexed. C37

"Tombstone Hoppin' (vol 1)". Patricia Steele, Unigraphic Inc, 1980. Tombstone inscriptions of northern Jefferson County, PA. 75 cemeteries covered, a few images. TF1

Juniata Co.

"Biographical Encyclopedia of Juniata Valley, Pennsylvania." J.M. Runk & Co. 1897. Biographies of the Juniata Valley, comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry, Pennsylvania. Sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settlers. S20

"History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys, Pennsylvania." Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886. Only counties included are Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union and Snyder. History of the early development of the counties and the townships & boroughs. I have indexed every name in Mifflin county, but the other counties are not well-indexed, so Borough or Township of the other counties where your ancestor was living would be required. S20

Lackawanna Co.

"History of Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties, PA." Munsell, 1880. ML

Lancaster Co.

"ABSTRACTS OF LANCASTER CO. PA. DEED RECORDS, BOOKS N-Q 1770-1789." Edward N. Wevodau, Closson Press, Oct. 2002. GM2

"ABSTRACTS OF LANCASTER CO. PA. DEED RECORDS, BOOKS R,S,T,U. 1774-1789." Edward N. Wevodau, Closson Press, Feb 2003.ES4, GM2

"Abstracts of Lancaster County, PA Orphans Court Records, 1742-1767." Edward Wevodau. ES4

"Abstracts of Lancaster County, PA Orphans Court Records, 1768-1782." Edward Wevodau. ES4

"Abstracts of Lancaster County, PA Orphans Court Records, 1782-1791." Edward Wevodau. ES4

"Abstracts of Lancaster Co.Pa. Wills." Vol II - 1786-1820. Family Line Publications, 1995. JK2

"Abstracts of Lancaster County, PA Wills, 1821-1830." Compiled by Edward N. Wevodau, Closson Press, 2000. ES4

"Baptismal and marriage Records, Rev. John Waldschmidt." Luther R. Kelker, 1995. Pipe Creek publications From 1752 to 1786. Cocalico, Moden, Krick, Weisseichen Land, and Seltenreich. GM2, ML5

"Brethren from Gimbsheim in the Palatinate to Ephrata and Bermudian in Pennsylvania." Annette K. Burgert, 1994. GM2

"Cemeteries of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania." Vols. 1-6. Shirley A. Harmon, 2002-2003. GM2

"Churches and Cemeteries of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: A Complete Guide." A. Hunter Rineer, Jr, Lancaster County Historical Society, 1993. Lists Cemeteries and Churches and the locations of whatever records may exist. This book lists no surnames. LG3

"Early Families of Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin Counties Pennsylvania." Author - Keith A. Dull. c 1997 by Keith A. Dull. Heritage Books, 2006 reprint. Early genealogy of many families who lived in Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin Counties in Pennsylvania.Gives some information up to the late 1800s. BR, GM2

"Elizabethtown, The First Three Centuries." Richard MacMaster. Pub. Elizabethtown Historical Society, 2000. History of Elizabethtown in Lancaster Co., PA. J40

"Geneaological Record of the Rev. Hans Herr and his Lineal Descendents." Theodore W Herr, Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1994. LG3

"Grave Undertakings, Warwick Township, Volume 2." Martha J. Xakellis, Closson Press, 1993. Provides gravestone inscriptions from 29 cemeteries in Old Warwick Township in Lancaster County, PA. DH10

"History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania." Ellis & Evans, 1883. Volumes 1 & 2. DF

"Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 18th Century Volumes 1&2." F. Edward Wright, 1999 Willow Bend Books. GM2, ML5

"Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 18th Century Volumes 3&4." F. Edward Wright, 1999 Willow Bend Books. GM2

"Lancaster Co., PA Will Abstracts 1732-1820." Vol. 1 and 2." GM2

"Lancaster Co., PA Will Abstracts 1821-1830." GM2

"Marriages and Deaths of Lancaster Co. 1821-1830." Family Line Publications, 1994. JK2

"Marriages and Deaths of Lancaster Co. 1831-1840." Family Line Publications, 1994. JK2

"Marriages and Deaths from the Newspapers of Lancaster County Pennsylvania: 1831-1840." F. Edward Wright, Willow Bend Books, 2000. Abstracted from issues held by the Lancaster County Historical Society and the Library of Congress. LG3

"Pennsylvania Births, Lancaster Co. 1723-1800." Vol. 1 and 2. John T. Humphrey. GM2

"TRINITY LUTH. CHURCH RECORDS Lancaster, PA 1730-1767." Debra D. Smith & Frederick S. Weiser, Closson Press, 1995. GM2

"TRINITY LUTH. CHURCH RECORDS Lancaster, PA 1767-1782." Debra D. Smith & Frederick S. Weiser, Closson Press, 1995. GM2

"Trinity Lutheran Church Records Volumes 1,2 ,and 3." Debra D. Smith and Frederick Weiser 1995, Closson Press. Records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths from 1730 to 1796. ML5

Lawrence Co.

"Westminster College, Alumni Register 1941." same as above List of graduates and non-graduates from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA from 1854 to 1940. NHS

Lebanon Co.

"Early Church Records of Lebanon Co." F. E. Wright. GM2

"Early Families of Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin Counties Pennsylvania." Author - Keith A. Dull. c 1997 by Keith A. Dull. Heritage Books, 2006 reprint. Early genealogy of many families who lived in Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin Counties in Pennsylvania.Gives some information up to the late 1800s. BR, GM2

"Early Marriage Evidence from the Court Records of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (Including Lebanon County) 1785-1810." compiled by Annette K. Burgert, AKB Publications, 1993. Marriage information based on extracts from: Will books A-I and B-I 1785-1806; Mortgage books C-1 through F-I 1787-1810; Deed books A-I through K-1 1785-1799; Orphans court volume I 1785-1796. The information provided is the source reference, husband's name, wife's name and the date of record. It does not provide a marriage date. It does sometimes provide a parent's name as well. AG2

"Lebanon Co. Church Records 1714-1800." John T. Humphrey. GM2

"Pennsylvania Births: Lebanon County 1714-1800." John T. Humphrey. Humphrey Publications, Washington, D. C., 1996. Baptismal entry of church registers found within Lebanon County boundaries as they exist in 1996. From church records provides last name, first name, date of birth, name of father, name of mother and which church record the abstract is from. AG2, KL

Lehigh Co.

See also under Troxel(l) surname.

"Deibert Genealogy - Lehigh County, PA Branch." Joseph P. Deibert, self-published, 1932. A record of eight generations, the descendants of Michael Deibert, who settled in Deibert's Valley about the year 1750. This record contains very little information other than names and relationships. It should be used only as a starting point in research. Similarly, it does not list sources. DH16

"History of Heidelberg Union Church, Saegersville, (Lehigh County) PA." Compiled by Raymond E. Hollenbach, (Published by the church), 1997. Content in includes much about the history of the church as well as birth, baptism, marriage, burial and confirmation records. Information included ranges from (roughly) 1740 to the present. DH16

"History of Jerusalem Lutheran and Reformed Church of Western Salisbury, Lehigh Co., PA with complete records of all members, baptisms, confirmations, marriages and burials". Information gathered in 1911 by a church committee. (I can't see any publisher or date, paperback). This book contains the information recorded by succeeding ministers of the Reformed and Lutheran churches. Please include an approximate date since it contains no index. SS9

"History of Lehigh County Pennsylvania and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Its Families - Volumes 1-3." Charles Rhoads Roberts, Lehigh Valley Publishing Company, 1924. An extremely thorough and comprehensive history of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania - includes data on geology and native plant species, the Delaware Indians, German customs, Revolutionary War involvement and soldiers, extensive histories on a large number of boroughs and townships, as well as an entire thousand-page volume of genealogical data on countless families. Portraits of a few prominent citizens are also featured. R1

"Index of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Land Drafts, 1727-1868." Bernice M. Sell. GM2

"Pennsylvania Births: Lehigh County 1734-1800." Compiled by John T. Humphrey, 1992. This book lists the individual's name as it appears on the record, as well as the date of birth and parents' names, if they were listed on the original record. AS2, GM2

"Private Records of Rev. Johannes Heinrich Helfrich." Schuylkill Roots Researchers, Closson Press, 1990. Register of marriages and burials between the years of 1790 and 1810 by the Rev. Johannes Heinrich Helfrich (actually Rev. Johann Heinrich Helffrich). These records were compiled from miscellaneous books and papers belonging to Rev. Helffrich. All these records were from Northampton (now Lehigh) County and Berks County, PA. During this period, Rev. Helffrich served the congregations at Heidelberg, Weisenberg, Lowhill, DeLong's, Kutztown, Longswamp, Salisbury, Lynntown, Upper Milford, Ziegel's and Trexlertown. DH16

Luzerne Co.

"1932 Janus Hazleton High School." 1932. Has individual pictures of Seniors, and group activity pictures. M29

"1939 Janus/Hazleton High School Yearbook." Hazleton High School. This book has photos of staff, seniors & lower classmen, sportsteams. It also has personal notes on seniors. CQ

"1940 Janus/Hazleton High School Yearbook." Hazleton High School. Photos of Staff, Seniors & lower classmen, sportsteams. It also has some personal info on each senior. CQ

"1956 Hazleton & Nearby Points Telephone Directory." Bell Telephone Co. of Pa. This is the Telephone directory for the following towns & has yellow pages: Ashmore, Audenreid, Beaver Brook, Beaver Meadows, Beisels Corners, Black Creek, Briggsville, Buck Mountain, Coleraine, Coxeville, Conyngham, Cranberry, Crystal Ridge, Drifton, Drums, East Butler, Ebervale, Eckley, Edgewood, Fern Glen, Freeland, Harleigh, Hazlebrook, Hazleton, Hazleton Heights, Harwood, Harwood Mines, Hickory Mines, Hobbie, Hollers Hill, Honeyhole, Japan, Jeansville, Jeddo, Junedale, Kelayres, Lattimer, Laureytown, Lily Lake, McAdoo, Middletown Milnesville, Mountain Grove, New Cranberry, Nuremberg, Oakdale, Pardeesville, Seybertsville, Sugarloaf, Tomhicken, Tresckow, Upper Leheigh, Wapwallopen, Weatherly, West Hazleton, White Haven. CQ

"1957 Janus Hazleton High School." 1957. Has individual pictures of Seniors, anf group activity pictures. M29

"1959 Archangel St. Gabriel's High School." 1959. Has individual pictures of Seniors, and group activity pictures. M29

"History of Hanover Township and Wyoming Valley." Henry Blackman Plumb, Robert Baur (printer and stationer), 1885. History of Wyoming Valley and Hanover Township, Luzerne Co., PA, including genealogical tables of the old families of Hanover to 1830. My website has all of the names posted in the book, and there is a search facility there as well. Please search my Website for your surname(s) of interest before contacting me for a lookup. JC2

"History of Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties, PA," Munsell, 1880. ML

"History of Wyoming, in a series of letters from Charles Miner to his son, William Penn Miner, Esq." Charles Miner, J. Chrissy, 1845 (reproduced for the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society by Unigraphic, Inc., 1976). History of Wyoming Valley, Luzerne Co., PA, with appendix, containing several personal and family biographies, and a detailed index of family surnames. JC2

Mercer Co.

"The Descendants of Robert Henderson." Oren Henderson, Granite State Press, 1947. Early settlers of N. W. PA. 1794. RLP

"History of Mercer County Pennsylvania." Brown, Runk, & Co., Chicago, IL, 1888. "History of Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. Including Its Aboriginal History; Its Early Settlement and Development; A Description of its Historic and Interesting Localities; Sketches of its Boroughs, Townships and Villages; Neighborhood and Family Histories; Portraits and Biographies of Pioneers and Representative Citizens; Statistics, Etc. Also a Condensed History of Pennsylvania. Illustrated." Highlight is the biographies that detail many citizens and their genealogy briefly. R1

"Sharon (Pa) High School Mirror." Class of 1921, 1924, 1933, 1934. Photos and roster of graduating class of 1921, 1924, 1933, and 1934. IO

Mifflin Co.

See also under these surnames: Bell, Drake.

"Biographical Encyclopedia of Juniata Valley, Pennsylvania." J.M. Runk & Co. 1897. Biographies of the Juniata Valley, comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry, Pennsylvania. Sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settlers. S20

"History of Mifflin County." Joseph Cochran, A.M. 1879. S20

"History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys, Pennsylvania." Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886. Only counties included are Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union and Snyder. History of the early development of the counties and the townships & boroughs. I have indexed every name in Mifflin county, but the other counties are not well-indexed, so Borough or Township of the other counties where your ancestor was living would be required. S20

"The Pioneers of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania." John Martin Stroup and Raymond Martin Bell, n.p., 1942. Who's Who in the Early Records with an Account of the Growth of the County before 1790. 1,500 individuals from early tax, land, and millitary records. LV5

Monroe Co.

"Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeast Pennsylvania Including the counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike, and Monroe." Beers, 1900. "Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early settled families" This 1852 page book has a wealth of information documenting the westward migration of the earliest American families, and much more. JS26

Montgomery Co.

See also under the Rosenberger surname.

"Montgomery Co., PA Marriages and Deaths 1685-1800." Charlotte Meldrum. GM2

"Pennsylvania Births, Montgomery Co., PA, 1682-1800." John T. Humphrey, 1993. GM2

Montour Co.

1876 Atlas - "Columbia and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania" G. H. Walker and C.F. Jewett, Publ. by F.W. Beers & Co., 1876. The maps of the 22 townships in Columbia Co., and 9 townships in Montour Co. show boroughs, towns, and the owner of each property in 1876. There are also illustrations, business notices and statistics for population, agriculture, etc. SS9

"History of Columbia and Montour Counties in Pennsylvania." Editor, J.H. Battle. Publ. A. Warner & Co., 1887. Biographical sketches of residents in 20 townships. Apparently, families paid to have their information included in the book, so less-well-to-do families may not be included. SS9

New Castle Co.

see Lawrence Co.

Northampton Co.

See also under Troxel(l) surname.

"Abstracts of Deeds Northampton County Pennsylvania." Candace E. Anderson/ Clossen Press/ 2000. Deed Book A1: 1752-1763; Deed Book B1: 1763-1773; Plus Abstracts of Miscellaneous Public Records: 1749-1838. RE2

"Abstracts of Deeds and other Property Records of Northampton County Pennsylvania." Candace E. Anderson/Clossen Press/2001. Including documents for 1735-1802; Deed Book C1: 1773-1781; Deed Book D1: 1781-1785; 1802 and Deed Book E1: 1785-1792. RE2

"Early Pennsylvania Reformed Church & Cemetery Records." Ruth Allen -Closson Press 1992. Springfield and Durham townships, Bucks Co and Lower Saucon Township, Northampton Co. RE2

"History of St. Peter's Church and Record of Burials 1874-1974, Seemsville, PA." Prepared by Rev.George Laubach et al, revised in1974 Brief history of St. Peter's (also known as Snyder's) Union Church. There are biographies of the clergy and the members of the congregation who became clergy. Some mention of a few confirmation classes, church officers, church organizations. Burial records which contain the name, birthdate and date of death, first burial was in 1874. Seemsville is in Northampton County,PA, just above Bath. MWE

"Pennsylvania Births ." John T. Humphrey - Gateway Press 1991. Northampton Co. 1733 - 1800. Northampton Co., PA church records. RE2

"Pennsylvania Grave Stones." John T. Humphrey. Northampton Co. PA Gravestones. This book is an abstract of grave stone transcriptions and burials from old church records. GM2, RE2

"Private Records of Rev. Johannes Heinrich Helfrich." Schuylkill Roots Researchers, Closson Press, 1990. Register of marriages and burials between the years of 1790 and 1810 by the Rev. Johannes Heinrich Helfrich (actually Rev. Johann Heinrich Helffrich). These records were compiled from miscellaneous books and papers belonging to Rev. Helffrich. All these records were from Northampton (now Lehigh) County and Berks County, PA. During this period, Rev. Helffrich served the congregations at Heidelberg, Weisenberg, Lowhill, DeLong's, Kutztown, Longswamp, Salisbury, Lynntown, Upper Milford, Ziegel's and Trexlertown. DH16

Northumberland Co.

"Cemetery Records for:
Zion (Stone Valley) Lutheran & Reformed Cemetery, Lower Mahanoy Twp.
St. Jacob's (Howerter's) Church Cemetery, Upper Mahanoy Twp.
Himmel's Church Cemetery, Washington Twp.
Union Cemetery, Jordan Twp.
St. Luke's Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, Malta, Lower Mahanoy Twp.
St. John's Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, Urban, Jordan Twp.
St. John's Church Cemetery, Leck Kill." RC5

"Church records of St. David's Lutheran and Reformed Church at Hebe, Jordan Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (1829-1915)." Phillip A. Rice, Closson Press, 1995. GM2

"A Genealogists Guide to Burials in Northumberland County PA," Volume I. Joseph A. Meiser and Sarah Roadermel Meiser, DDRAIG GOCH Publications, Dec 1997. This is Volume I for Sunbury only but also contains records for the West Side Cemetery in Shamokin Dam. NO other Northumberland County Cemeteries are included in this book. Recordings were made in the 1981 to 1986 period so there are no records more recent than these dates. C33

History of Northumberland County, PA, Herbert C. Bell, ed.; Brown, Runk, Chicago, 1891. Reprinted by Windmill Publications, Mount Vernon, IN, 1991. A typical county history of the era, 1256 pp including about 400 pp of biographical sketches. Errors are likely. No everyname index, has a surname index only for the subjects of biographical sketches. Will search index. TS

Index to wills of Northumberland County, PA, vol I, 1772-1858, Charlotte D. Walter, Sunbelt Associates, Farmville, VA, 1985. 25pp lists only names and year of death, with some additional information in a very few cases. TS

"Northumberland County in the American Revolution." Charles F. Snyder, ed., Northumberland County Historical Society, Sunbury, PA, 1976. 530 pp. Includes many lists of participants in the conflict, mostly derived from the Pennsylvania Archives. Some lists cover the entire county in the Revolutionary period, others only the county's current territory. I would be willing to search those lists that are arranged alphabetically. TS

"The Parish Records of the Eden Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plum Creek, 1844-1961." Compiled by John Paul Deeben. 1992. Will search for names and extract information. TS

Perry Co.

"Biographical Encyclopedia of Juniata Valley, Pennsylvania." J.M. Runk & Co. 1897. Biographies of the Juniata Valley, comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry, Pennsylvania. Sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settlers. S20

"The Carsonian." 1944. Carson Long Military Institute, 1944. Yearbook of Carson Long Military Institute in New Bloomfield, Perry Co., Pennsylvania, for the year 1944. MH6

"The Carsonian." 1945. Carson Long Military Institute, 1945. Yearbook of Carson Long Military Institute in New Bloomfield, Perry Co., Pennsylvania, for the year 1945. MH6

"History of Perry County, Pennsylvania 1922." H.H. Haines, 1922. Listing of surnames of residents of Perry County, Pennsylvania History, Biography and Genealogy. Will do lookups for anyone who have ancestors from the Perry County, Pennsylvania area. Please make sure you include the surname. D18

"History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys, Pennsylvania." Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886. Only counties included are Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union and Snyder. History of the early development of the counties and the townships & boroughs. I have indexed every name in Mifflin county, but the other counties are not well-indexed, so Borough or Township of the other counties where your ancestor was living would be required. S20

Philadelphia Co.

See also under these surnames: Hallowell, Longstreth.

"ABSTRACTS OF PHILADELPHIA CO. WILLS. PA. 1682-1784." GM2

"Boyd's Philad'a Blue Book." 1891-1892. C.E.Howe Co. 1891. "Contains the names of 25,000 prominent householders, arranged alphabetically and classified by streets. To which is added 7000 names and post office addresses of the elite of 136 towns, within a radius of twenty-five miles, and the names of officers and members of the principal clubs of Philadelphia." "The fashionable private address directory, the ladies visiting guide and shopping guide and Philadelphia club list"===These are quoted desciptions from the book. DF5

"Declarations of Intention and Pettitions for Naturalization." Jefferson M. Moak, The Chestnut Hill Almanac 1996. Records from:
Mayor's Court, 1802-1838
Recorder's Court, 1836-1838
Criminal Sessions Court, 1838-1840
General Sessions Court, 1840-1843. JK6

"German Immigrant Servant Contracts Registered at the Port of Philadelphia 1817-1831." Farley Grubb,Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1994. LG3

"The Gleam 1930." 1930. The annual of the West Philadelphia Catholic Girls' High School. KS1

"Gopsill's Philadelphia Directory 1874." Compiled by Isaac Costa, pub. James Gopsill, 1874. City of Philadelphia Directory 1874 of residents and appendix of businesses, churches, City and State local offices with politicians names, charities and schools. Ward numbers for street names. Advertisements. E3

"A Historical Sketch of Roxborough, Manayunk, Wissahickon 1690 ..... 1940 compiled from the records of Joseph Starne Miles and Rev. William H. Cooper." pub. 1940 by George Fein and Co., Phila. RC6

"A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland in Philadelphia, PA." Joseph C. Martindale, M.D.; Phila: George W. Jacobs & Co. Rev.Ed. 1995. Local history of early Quaker settlers. ML1

"Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800 - 1819." Tepper and Bently, Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1986. LG3

"Pennsylvania Births, Philadelphia Co., PA, 1644-1765." John T. Humphrey, 1994. GM2

"Pennsylvania Births, Philadelphia Co., PA, 1766-1780." John T. Humphrey, 1995. GM2

"Quaker Arrivals at Philadelphia 1682 - 1750." Albert Cook Myers, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978. Lists the Quakers that arrived at the Philadelphia Meeting between 1682 & 1750 and gives the information on their Certificate of Removal, which states where they came from. Some cases lists their occupation. A9

"A Place to Live and Work." Harry C. Silcox, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994. The Henry Disston Saw Works and the Tacony Community of Philadelphia. KC4

"Roxborough High School Alumni Directory." Harris Pub. Co., 1994. Class listings from 1925 to 1994. RC6

"A Short Account of the Malignant Fever, Lately Prevalent in Phildelphia: With a Statement of the Proceedings That Took Place on the Subject, in Different Parts of the United States. -- To which are Added, Accounts of the Plague in London and Marseilles; and a List of the Dead, from August 1, to the middle of December, 1793." (An account of the Yellow Fever Plague, Phila. 1793). By Mathew Carey, 4th edition, improved. Phila., printed by the author January 16, 1794. Narratives of the yellow fever plague and its effect on Philadelphia, the Colonies, and various other centers of the world. The list of the dead in Philadelphia was created from church records and the records of a special group of people employed for the purpose of recording this information and is, therefore, according to Carey, accurate only to the extent of the available knowledge at the time. The book has proved of value in identifying a "lost" ancestor. Marjorie B. Winter has transcribed this book in its entirety, which is now available ONLINE.

"Vaughan Shipwrights of Kensington, Philadelphia, their Van Hook & Norris lineages and combined progeny." David Gauer, Anundsen Publishing Co., 1982. The Vaughan family of Kensington, Philadelphia, Pa. Also Van Hook lines. JAG

Pike Co.

"Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeast Pennsylvania Including the counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike, and Monroe." Beers, 1900. "Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early settled families" This 1852 page book has a wealth of information documenting the westward migration of the earliest American families, and much more. JS26

Schuylkill Co.

See also under the Bolich surname.

"Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Schuylkill County, PA" Samuel Wiley, Rush, West & Co. Reprint from 1893 edition. Some biographical sketches of individuals living in Schuylkill Co. prior to 1890. HMcQA

"Cemetery Records for:
Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City
St. Peter's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fearnot
Spring Glen United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hubley Twp.
St. Paul's (Artz) Church Cemetery, Sacramento, Hubley Twp.
St. Peter's (Gunkel's) Church Cemetery, Pine Grove
St. Michael's Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, Klingerstown." RC5

"Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights." MH1

"St. John's Methodist Church, Hegins." Schuykill Co., PA. RC5

"St. Michael's Lutheran & Reformed Church, Klingerstown, 1894-1994." Mel-Co Printing, Sunbury, PA, 1994. RC5

"Saint Paul's Church - Lutheran and Reformed Union, Ringtown, Schuylkill Co., PA." Compiled Records of St. Paul's or the "Old White Church" of Ringtown Translation and transcriptions of the records of Saint Paul's Church, locally known as the Old White Church of Ringtown. Contains Baptisms from 1810 - 1884, and burials from 1841 - 1944. GTP

"St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orwin." Schuykill Co., PA. RC5

"Schuylkill County Vital Records, Vol. 2." MH1

"Schuylkill County Vital Records." 3 vol. Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock. [A full description of books' contents are posted on Schuylkill Roots website.] GM2

"Zion's Evangelical German Lutheran Church of Girardville, Schuylkill Co., Penna." Glenn P. Schwalm, Schuylkill Roots Researchers, 1989. GM2

"Zion (Klinger's) Church Records, Schuykill Co., PA." RC5

"Zion Union Church, Tower City." Schuykill Co., PA. RC5

Snyder Co.

"A Genealogists Guide to Burials in Snyder County PA," Volume I. Joseph A. Meiser and Sarah Roadermel Meiser, DDRAIG GOCH Publications, January 1, 2000. This is Volume I for Eastern Townships East of PA Route 104. It includes the following townships: Chapman, Jackson, Middlecreek, Monroe, Penn, Union and Washington only. NO other Snyder County Townships are included in this book. Recordings were made in the 1981 to 1999 period so there are no records more recent than these dates. C33

"History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys, Pennsylvania." Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886. Only counties included are Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union and Snyder. History of the early development of the counties and the townships & boroughs. I have indexed every name in Mifflin county, but the other counties are not well-indexed, so Borough or Township of the other counties where your ancestor was living would be required. S20

"Snyder County (Pennsylvania) Pioneers." By Dr. Charles A. Fisher, 1938, reprinted by the Genealogical Publishing Co, 2001. The alphabetical listings range from a few sentences to lengthy articles. SS9

Somerset Co.

"Brant Genealogy of Somerset County, Pennsylvania." Rev. Alvin Alonzo Cober, Berlin Publishing Company, 1932. This Book has thousands of descendants of John and Anna Brandt, who settled in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania from Amsterdam, Holland. JTC

Susquehanna Co.

"Atlas of Susquehanna County, PA." Beers, 1872. Shows personal residences. ML

"Centennial History of Susquehanna County, PA." Stocker, 1887. ML

"Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeast Pennsylvania Including the counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike, and Monroe." Beers, 1900. "Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early settled families" This 1852 page book has a wealth of information documenting the westward migration of the earliest American families, and much more. JS26

"History of Susquehanna County, PA." Blackman, 1873. ML

"The Schools of Susquehanna Co., PA 1795-1945." Stearns, 1947. ML

Tioga Co.

"Old Home Days Program, August 27-29, 1937." No author, or publisher given. Date (1937) from schedule of events. History of Blossburg Coal basin towns: Blossburg, Morris Run, Fall Brook, Arnot, advertisements from local businesses, 17 page Directory of Former Residents with current (1937) locations given. J38

Union Co.

"History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys, Pennsylvania." Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886. Only counties included are Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union and Snyder. History of the early development of the counties and the townships & boroughs. I have indexed every name in Mifflin county, but the other counties are not well-indexed, so Borough or Township of the other counties where your ancestor was living would be required. S20

Venango Co.

"100th Anniversary, Polk, PA (Formerly known as Waterloo)." Dennis L. Armstrong and Polk Centennial Book Committee, 1986. A 100-year old softbound book about Polk (Venango Co., PA), covering its early settlement and development, the borough incorporation, organizations, sports history, school history, Polk Center, disasters/major events, Methodist church history, Presbyterian Church History, some biographies. Indexed. PR

"History of Venango County, Pennsylvania." Rev, S.J.M.Eaton, D.D.,Walter R. Johns,Herbert C.Bells; Brown, Runk & Co., Publishers 1890. History of Venango Co., PA, including its early settlement and growth, development of its rich oil deposits, sketches of its cities, boroughs, townships and villages, neighborhood and family history, portraits and biographies of pioneers and representative citizens, statistics. Indexed. DTH, PR

"Marriages from Venango County (PA) Sources," Vol. I and Vol. II. Joan and Kenneth Hanson. Closson Press, 1994.
1795 - 1885 Marriages in Venango county.
1886 - 1921 All marriages that occured outside the county, but had a resident from Venango RC7

Washington Co.

See also under these surnames: McCready, Seaman.

"McNary Family with Trees and History." McNary, J.R. & McNary, Rev. W. P. (Wrote the Intro), McNary and Simpson, Printers. Pittsburgh, PA about 1907-1908. The James McNary (b. Abt. 1711 d. 1796) Family from Washington Co., PA and direct descendants from his sons John, James, Thomas & David. [This book is now available to freely download from the Internet Archive.]

"Stecher - Mt Zion Lutheran Church Records." Paul Miller Ruff Ginger Hill, Fallowfield Township, Washington County PA. 1783 - 1859 and supplement 1860 - 1872. RE2

"The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families." Howard L. Leckey, Second Printing by Closson Press September 1997. "A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley". Write-ups of the early families to this area, including place of their origin and children. Also, lists of some Revolutionary War Muster Rolls. JTW

"Washington County, PA Frontier Rangers 1781-1782." Compiled by Paul W. Myers. Most of the Frontier Rangers roosters are gleaned from the 3rd series vol 23 of the published Pennsylvania Archives. A page number within that volume will be given. This book also includes Revolutionary grave sites in both Washington and Greene Counties. JTW, RE2

"Washington County, Pennsylvania Marriages 1780-1857." Closson Press, 1987. Please be sure to specify names of persons to check in your request. In your request, please put "Washington County, Pennsylvania Marriages 1780-1857" in subject line. In body of message put full name of person you want checked. WW

Wayne Co.

"Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeast Pennsylvania Including the counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike, and Monroe." Beers, 1900. "Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early settled families" This 1852 page book has a wealth of information documenting the westward migration of the earliest American families, and much more. JS26

I have a collection of histories relating to Mt. Pleasant Township that I am willing to search. TC

Westmoreland Co.

"Brant Genealogy of Somerset County, Pennsylvania." Rev. Alvin Alonzo Cober, Berlin Publishing Company, 1932. This Book has thousands of descendants of John and Anna Brandt, who settled in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania from Amsterdam, Holland. JTC

"Seven Westmoreland Co. Pa Cemeteries." Compiled by Bob & Mary Closson 1980. This book contains tombstone inscriptions & maps for; *Old Salem Church Cem. Derry Twp.
*Delmont UP Cem., Delmont
*Apple Hill Cem. Delmont
*River Forest Cem. Allegheny Twp.
*Eastview Union Cem. Delmont
*Livermore Cem. Derry Twp.
*Jones Mills Cem. Donegal Twp. L5

Wyoming Co.

"History of Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties, PA," Munsell, 1880. ML

York Co.

"Brethren from Gimbsheim in the Palatinate to Ephrata and Bermudian in Pennsylvania." Annette K. Burgert, 1994. GM2

"EARLY FAMILIES OF YORK CO." VOL. 1 & 2. KEITH A. DULL. FAMILY LINE PUBLISHERS, 1995. GM2

"LAND RECORDS OF YORK CO. PA 1746-1764." GM2

"Pennsylvania Births, York Co., 1730-1800." John T. Humphreys, 1998. GM2

"Records of St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania 1741-1831." Translated with an introduction by Frederick S. Weiser, pub. by Picton Press, Camden Maine, 1994, GM2

"York County, PA Church Records of the 18th Century, Volume 1." GM2

"York County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 18th Century, Volume 2." Marlene Bates and F. Edward Wright, Family Line Publications. GM2

"York County, PA Church Records of the 18th Century, Volume 3." Marlene Srawser Bates and F. Edward Wright Willowbend Books 1999. This is an assortment of various Church records from York Co Pa in the 18th century. Send no more than 3 names at a time and a full name plus some sort of a date must be included for each. Requests with just a surname will be disregarded. Photocopies are not available. GM2, S17

"York Co. PA EARLY GERMAN SETTLERS." KEITH A. DULL, FAMILY LINE PUBLISHERS, 1997. GM2

"York Co., PA INHABITANTS, 1779." WILLIAM l. ISCRUPE, SOUTHWEST PA. GENEA. SERVICES, 1983. GM2

"York County Pioneers from Friedelsheim and Gönnheim in the Palatinate." Annette K. Burgert, 1984. GM2

"York Co., PA PROBATE INVENTORIES." INDEX - 1749-1850. DAVID & BRENDA PAUP, FAMILY LINE PUBLISHERS, 1992 GM2

"York Co., PA WILL INDEX 1749-1900." CLOSSON PRESS, 1990. GM2

"York Co., PA WILL ABSTRACTS 1749-1819." HISTORICAL SOC. OF PA. FAMILY LINE PUBLICATIONS, 1995. GM2


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